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VR is.... just something you have to try to get the inherent idea.

There is no good comparison to it, the only analog is the movie "Matrix", it's the closest idea to what VR is like, even though it's just wearing an headset vs being completely mindjacked.

This is pretty much like everybody with feature phones with no clue on touchscreen smartphones before the iPhone 2007 came out.

Or the first cinema movies, where people actually jumped out of the way because they saw a moving train on a piece of canvas.

It's a new medium, there is only sci-fi to compare it to.
     
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VR is.... just something you have to try to get the inherent idea.

There is no good comparison to it, the only analog is the movie "Matrix", it's the closest idea to what VR is like, even though it's just wearing an headset vs being completely mindjacked.

This is pretty much like everybody with feature phones with no clue on touchscreen smartphones before the iPhone 2007 came out.

Or the first cinema movies, where people actually jumped out of the way because they saw a moving train on a piece of canvas.

It's a new medium, there is only sci-fi to compare it to.
Most people who haven't tried VR and think it's all a fad don't understand that our mind, despite being cognizant of the fact that it's just a headset, has to "blindly" (pun intended) act upon visual stimuli because that's the way evolution wired us to function. Humans are incredibly reliant on vision to perceive the world around them, and so much so that things like the McGurk effect happen. Once you close off your eyes to anything beyond the headset and give the picture realistic depth perception, it's bye-bye reality.
    
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g2a is a game publisher now? uh oh a lot of game developers and publishers are going to be salty now rolleyes.gif
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Looks fun, I can't help but get the feeling all this "VR Hype" has died and left us with a vacuum of "We have this tech .. soo what's coming out for it" feeling.

At least I get the feeling that VR has stalled right at the gate so far.

I told people this would happen -__-.
    
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I told people this would happen -__-.

it stalled so hard that its still sold out/back ordered.
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Are there any rumors regarding when oculus plans to launch an updated CV2?

I really want to upgrade my pc and jump on VR but I worry that a new, higher resolution headset would make my new purchases depreciate in value rather quickly.
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it stalled so hard that its still sold out/back ordered.
Haha. Some people just don't have a clue.
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Are there any rumors regarding when oculus plans to launch an updated CV2?

I really want to upgrade my pc and jump on VR but I worry that a new, higher resolution headset would make my new purchases depreciate in value rather quickly.
None yet. Shoot, we are still waiting for the CV1 to release hand controllers.
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I told people this would happen -__-.

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it stalled so hard that its still sold out/back ordered.

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Haha. Some people just don't have a clue.

Well I personally said "Feeling" and that was based on not only the sales but also the lack of content for VR. For some "Miricle, wonder, tech" we get less content and less hours of entertainment per price than any game out there. Other than the fact of things getting rave reviews because .. well, VR. I cannot name one "Decent" game that either has a lengthy gameplay time or has risen above the rest to take the spotlight.

I've never been a proponent of VR being anything more than the next gimmick, not only because the fact we've always had the tech for decades but it's relying solely upon developers / publishers making something of it .. yeah these people that can't even port a game from console to PC with screwing it up. We will see what the future holds for VR headsets but it -isn't- a good sign that they can't keep up with demand because it pushes back releases of game whilst Devs wait to see what release numbers are to develop for.

I personally don't forsee anything major coming out this year or maybe even next for it.
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Well I personally said "Feeling" and that was based on not only the sales but also the lack of content for VR. For some "Miricle, wonder, tech" we get less content and less hours of entertainment per price than any game out there. Other than the fact of things getting rave reviews because .. well, VR. I cannot name one "Decent" game that either has a lengthy gameplay time or has risen above the rest to take the spotlight.
Do you own or even tried a new VR system, or just like blowing smoke out the hole? My guess is that hole is getting toasty.

As far as your other statement you might want to check Steam. There are currently 253 games out and more VR games release almost daily.

For me VR is a game changer and the funniest I have had in gaming in over 10 years.
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Well I personally said "Feeling" and that was based on not only the sales but also the lack of content for VR. For some "Miricle, wonder, tech" we get less content and less hours of entertainment per price than any game out there. Other than the fact of things getting rave reviews because .. well, VR. I cannot name one "Decent" game that either has a lengthy gameplay time or has risen above the rest to take the spotlight.

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I personally don't forsee anything major coming out this year or maybe even next for it.

Well let's see.... I personally have 1800 hours logged into Elite: Dangerous and I can "foresee" myself putting another 1800 hours into the game, so I really only need that one game to justify getting a pair.

What do you think?
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